Agencies who can Help 

Please find details below of various agencies who maybe able to offer assistance.

Surrey County Council
Community helpline number:  0300 200 1008  Monday-Friday  9am-5pm
Citizens Advice Bureau – Reigate & Banstead
phone helpline:  0800 8848 (charge-free)
Community Debt Advice
phone helpline:  01737 887558
Welcare – a charity that gives support to local families not offered by the statutory services.


phone:  01737 780 884

Renewed Hope Trust – a local charity that provides practical solutions and emotional support to the homeless, vulnerable and isolated.  They have a drop-in centre in Redhill which provides a free packed lunch 7 days a week.
phone: 01737 886997 (office hours)     07943 685660 (out of hours)
Loveworks – a charity based in Reigate.  Runs referral only food banks in Merstham, Reigate and Hooley/Netherne providing emergency food parcels for people and families in crisis.
phone:  01737 457 160
Redhill Foodbank offers food parcels to anyone living in Redhill or the immediate neighbourhood.  A voucher is needed to get one, but no-one in desperate need will be refused.  A list of agencies that issue vouchers can be found on the foodbank website.
phone:  07849 253085
East Surrey Domestic Abuse Services (ESDAS)

email:  (secure address)
phone helpline (confidential): 01737 771350 9am-4pm Mon-Fri

Surrey helpline  01483 776822  9am-9pm

text:  07860 039720

Samaritans – a nationwide 24/7 network that provides a listening service and support  for people struggling to cope, or for people worried about someone else.
phone helpline:  116 123 (free of charge)
Alcoholics Anonymous
phone helpline:  01883 330720
Surrey Drug & Alcohol Service
phone helpline:  0300 222 5932
Al-Anon – for relatives & friends affected by those with alcohol problems
phone helpline:  0800 0086 811

Deborah Mathews, 02/12/2020